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Tagged with: Public Power

After 111 years, SF is finally moving to oust PG&E and create a public power system

Cheap, reliable, green energy is only a few steps away—but the private utility is trying its best to delay the process and protect its illegal monopoly

PG&E keeps charging us more for worse service; there’s a much better alternative

Plus: A direct indictment of the state's housing policy (mandates, but no funding). That's The Agenda for Feb. 25 to March 3

Public power for all of Northern California? After fires, the framework is in place

Report to LAFCO cites a little-known state agency that has the authority to seize PG&E's assets and let every community decide its energy future.

Wiener supports giant project pushed through with no neighborhood input

At town hall, senators says that Yimbys 'are the best thing that's happened' and said he supports a massive Potrero Hill project that avoids Planning Commission approval.

After more than a century, PG&E is finally on the ropes in San Francisco

The city's moving to establish a public-power system—but we should also talk about accountability for the politicians and media that enabled an illegal monopoly for so long.

Supes to vote on public bank plan

Plus: Exposing the ongoing PG&E scandal, and a hearing on rent relief -- that's The Agenda for June 13-20

Herrera moves to PUC, giving Breed a chance to appoint a new city attorney

Dramatic move could shake up local politics and impact public policy for years to come.

SF could have affordable Internet for everyone for $35 a resident

Why isn't the Breed Administration moving for municipal broadband? That's The Agenda for April 11-18

A call for the state to revoke PG&E’s license to sell power

In the wake of more criminal charges, some say the PUC should end the private utility's role as the main energy provider in Northern California (paving the way for public power).

Jane Morrison, lifelong activist, dies at 100

Jane Morrison, who was an urban environmentalist before anyone knew what that meant and a central part of the progressive movement in this city...